If you've got a bunch of mushrooms (not that kind) lying around and are wondering how long they last and what you should do with them, we've got you.
Mushrooms are a great addition to any meal to kick it up a notch.
How Long Do Mushrooms Last?
As with most fresh produce, the use by date is your friend when it comes to mushrooms. The good news is that you can store mushrooms in the fridge for up to 10 days if they're whole, and 7 days if they've been sliced up.
Cooked mushrooms can last anywhere from 7 to 10 days in the fridge.
How Do You Keep Mushrooms Fresh?
The best way to keep mushrooms is to keep them away from moisture as much as possible. Which is difficult in a fridge of course.
Keep them out of the crisper drawer, and either a paper bag or sliced up in a zip lock bag. Beeswax wraps are also a really good option.
If you need to keep your mushrooms for a long time, the best option is to freeze them. They can be kept for 6 to 8 months in the freezer if stored in freezer-safe containers or bags.
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